Re: change default configuration

Egmont Koblinger composed on 2018-07-27 20:43 (UTC+0200):

Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:

fwiw, i always found that default setting rather surprising and
counter-productive, too. the vim/emacs/etc. hardliners will find the way
to launch their personal deity, err, preferred editor soon enough, while
average joe (in as far as he uses mc at all) won't appreciate being
dropped into vi by default ("how do i quit that crap?!" was also my
first experience).


I fully agree, and recommend to change the default to mcedit.

AFAICT, external is a misfeature of .deb mc packages, one of the most annoying
things about using Knoppix (pause after run off in mc being the other). Fedora
and openSUSE rpms AFAICR are always mcedit.
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